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Australia and NZ confirm bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup

2019 Dec 13

The Australian and New Zealand Governments today launch an historic joint bid to bring the FIFA Women’s World Cup to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. Australian Minister for Youth and…

DFSNZ calls for strong stand on clean athletes

2019 Dec 06

Russian doping scandal: DFSNZ calls on Public Authorities and the Sports Movement to stand strong for clean athletes Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Chief Executive Nick Paterson says: “The1…

DFSNZ launches new online search tool to help athletes

2019 Dec 03

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) has today launched the New Zealand version of Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO), an online search tool which will allow athletes to easily check the1statu…

Education Collaboration Leads to Better Athlete Outcomes

2019 Nov 22

Two new online courses for athletes and support personnel will soon be available, as the result of a collaboration between the United States Anti-Doping Agency, Drug Free Sport New Zealand and the1A…

Drug Free Sport NZ holds its first anti-doping conference

2019 Nov 19

The welfare of athletes and national sports organisations (NSOs) in anti-doping was the theme of Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s (DFSNZ) first annual anti-doping conference, held in Auckland last1we…

Major boost to support disabled people in sport and recreation

2019 Oct 11

The Coalition Government has announced an action plan to improve the wellbeing of disabled New Zealanders by addressing inequalities in play, active recreation and sport. The initiative includes1t…

Boost for women in high performance sport

2019 Oct 07

An additional $2.7 million has been announced for the Government Strategy for Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation on the first anniversary of the strategy’s launch. Sport and1Recreati…

Sports Anti-Doping Rules, and proposed new approach

2019 Sep 30

Drug Free Sport NZ seeks comment on 2020 Sports Anti-Doping Rules, and proposed new approach Drug Free Sport NZ (DFSNZ) is seeking comment on the 2020 Sports Anti-Doping Rules and a proposed new1p…

Sport NZ announces new strategy to get Every Body Active

2019 Sep 26

Sport NZ has today released a new strategy and vision to get Every Body Active in Aotearoa New Zealand. Presented to an audience of all children and young people (tamariki 5 to 11 years and rangat…

Sports Bodies join together to change Youth sport

2019 Sep 03

Youth sport is set to undergo a dramatic shake-up as the leaders of Sport NZ and the country’s five largest participation sports speak out in a united front against negative experiences that are1d…

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